Iberdrola completes Scottish wind farm expansion

ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Spain-based Iberdrola, has completed the expansion of the Whitelee onshore wind farm (pictured) in Scotland. Located south of Glasgow, the capacity of the project has been increased from 322MW to 539MW after 75 wind turbines were added. The wind farm is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than […]

Nuclear power station re-opens to public after 12 years

A nuclear power station in East Lothian, Scotland is welcoming back visitors for the first time in 12 years today. The new visitor centre at Torness nuclear station (pictured) is the latest of seven planned centres to be opened by EDF Energy across the UK. The energy supplier said is designed to “capture the imagination” […]

EDF wants visitor centres for “transparent” nuclear plants

EDF Energy intends to open visitor centres for all of its nuclear power plants in the UK, in a move it says will improve public accessibility. “EDF Energy is committed to improving the transparency and openness surrounding our nuclear operations,” said Jim Crawford, Sizewell B power station director. He added: “This station attracts massive public […]